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At the start of a relationship, we don’t always see the man we might become.

Who can I turn to for help?

Published: 07 December 2022

Accepting that you are treating your partner abusively is the first step to stopping the abuse. 

Respect is an organisation who looks to end domestic abuse by working with those who are being abusive to help educate them, support them and help them change their behaviour. They have a number of resources which you may find helpful.

Understanding if your relationship and behaviour is abusive

Respect’s Self Help Guide for men who are being abusive

Factsheets on dealing with anger, managing jealousy and managing stress

You can also contact the UK charity Respect for help and support by calling 0808 8024040 (Mon-Fri 10am-5pm), by emailing or using their web chat function on their website (Thursday 2-4pm). Respect also offer an interpretation service for people who would prefer to access support in another language.